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Table 2 Outcomes of the two types of surgical approaches for hand pseudosyndactyly

From: Release of pseudosyndactyly in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa using a dermal regeneration template glove: the Foggia experience

  Group A Group B p-value
Healing times (days, mean ± SD) 46.4 ± 3.4 24.6 ± 2.9 0.008
Hospital stay time (days, mean ± SD) 29.6 ± 1.6 3.6 ± 0.8 0.021
Discomfort for the patient (through VAS-scale, mean) 7.6 0.6 0.034
Free-recurrence interval (months, mean ± SD) 19.1 ± 5.3 31.1 ± 4.7 0.045
Follow-up range (years, range) 3.7–8 1.5–9
Major complications 0 0
  1. Group A: Patients underwent surgical release and dressing with vaseline gauze
  2. Group B: Patients underwent surgical release and dressing with Integra®